Your Surrey Wedding - June/July 2024 (Issue 107)

Something blue Shannon and Hollie’s special day was decorated with baby blue and lilac touches Images courtesy of Schmittat Photography Shannon and Hollie met playing football and were initially friends for a while before realising there was something more between them. “We loved each other’s sense of humour and ability to have fun,” they tell us. Hollie proposed during a break in the New Forest, by a small luxury lodge located on the river. “It was all a surprise,” Hollie says. “Shannon thought she was going away with family and not long after arriving, I asked her to marry me. It was a wonderful moment as two swans peacefully swam past.” Shannon and Hollie McArdle-Watson married on the 29th of July 2023 at Wotton House in Dorking. 31 REAL WEDDINGS